Jeffery Lynn Powers, 53, formerly of West Liberty passed away suddenly Monday, September 3, 2018.
Funeral service will be held 2 P.M., Saturday September 8, 2018 at the First Church United in West Liberty. Burial will be in the North Prairie Cemetery, West Liberty. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 P.M. at the First Church United. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Jeff Powers memorial fund.
Jeff was born January 12, 1965 in Iowa City, Iowa the son of Samuel and Elsie (Morrison) Powers. He was a graduate of West Liberty High School in the Class of 1984. On September 12, 1992 he was united in marriage to Diane Hooper in San Diego, California.
He had retired in 2001 from the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer E7. Following his retirement Jeff continued his education attending Automotive School, Truck Driving School and took computer training. He later went back to work with the Navy in Civil Service as a ship supervisor. He was an avid Harley rider and has spent the last 2 1/2 years traveling with his wife. Jeff was a very caring and giving person, always wanting to make those around him happy. In death he continued giving by being a tissue donor.
Survivors include his wife Diane of Plant City, Florida. Two daughters: Carol (Jeff) Brown of Vancouver, Washington and Brandi Cooke of Plant City, Florida. His mother Elsie Powers of West Liberty. 5 grandchildren: Eric Windish, David Windish, Brett Windish, Cash Cooke and Jett Cooke, siblings: Virginia (Mark) Exline of Cincinnati, Iowa, Wanda (Dan O'Donnell) Powers of West Liberty and Chris (Anthony) Madarang of Chula Vista, California. Nieces and nephews: Alicia Pearson and her children: Alyssa Farrell, Caleb Pearson and Jamie Pearson; Shane (Becca) Exline and their child Alaric Exline; Josh Brockert and his sons Matthew Brockert and Josh Brockert; Shauna Hargrave and her children Eliza Hargrave, Aisha Hargrave, Meru Hargrave; Heather Powers Alexander Madarang, Drake Madarang and Bryton Madarang . Also surviving is his mother in law: Ada Lee Albano of Barstow, California. He was preceded in death by his father.